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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley) 16 0 Browse Search
Cornelius Tacitus, A Dialogue on Oratory (ed. Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb) 4 0 Browse Search
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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 6, line 750 (search)
shades 'Reigns fiercest discord; and this impious war 'Destroys the peace that ruled the fields of death. 'Elysian meads and deeps of Tartarus 'In paths diverse the Roman chieftains leave 'And thus disclose the fates. The blissful ghosts Bear visages of sorrow. Sire and son 'The Decii, who gave themselves to death 'In expiation of their country's doom, 'And great Camillus, wept; and Sulla's shade 'Complained of fortune. Scipio bewailed 'The scion of his race about to fall ' In sands of Libya: Cato, greatest foe ' To Carthage, grieves for that indignant soul ' Which shall disdain to serve. Brutus alone ' In all the happy ranks I smiling saw, ' First consul when the kings were thrust from Rome. ' The chains were fallen from boastful Catiline. ' Him too I saw rejoicing, and the pair ' Of Marii, and Cethegus' naked arm.See Book II., 611. ' The Drusi, heroes of the people, joyed, ' In laws immoderate; and the famous pair The Gracchi, the younger of whom aimed at being a perpetual tribune, a
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 9, line 117 (search)
shade; And veiled Osiris shall I hurl abroad 'And sacred Apis;See Book VIII., line 545. and with these their gods 'I'll light a furnace that shall burn the head 'They held in insult. Thus their land shall pay 'Atonement to the shade of Magnus dead. No husbandman shall live to till the fields Nor reap the benefit of brimming Nile. 'Thou only, Father, gods and men alike 'Fallen and perished, shalt possess the land.' Such were the words he spake; and soon the fleet Had dared the angry deep: but Cato's voice While praising, calmed the youthful chieftain's rage. Meanwhile, when Magnus' fate was known, the air Sounded with lamentations which the shore Re-echoed; never through the ages past, By history recorded, was it known That thus a people mourned their ruler's death. Yet more, when worn with tears, her pallid cheek Veiled by her loosened tresses, from the ship Cornelia came, they wept and beat the breast. Soon as she stood upon the friendly land, Ill-fated Magnus' spoils, his arms of pr
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 9, line 215 (search)
hief Cilician called them to desert the camp. They seize upon their ships and float the wave; But Cato hailed them from the nearest shore; ' Untamed Cilician, is thy course now set ' For Ocean theft a That civil war Which while Pompeius lived was loyalty Is impious now. Let country lead thee on, 'Cato, and public right; but let us seek ' The standards of the Consul.' Thus he spake And with him leadone, For all the shore was stirring with a crowd Athirst for slavery. But burst these words From Cato's blameless breast: ' Then with like vows ' As Caesar's rival host ye too did seek ' A lord and murchase thus with blood 'Your claim on Caesar. 'Tis a dastard crime; ' Flight without slaughter!' Cato thus recalled The parting vessels. So when bees in swarm Desert their empty comb, forget the hiven the sandy shore Toiling they learned fatigue: then stormed thy walls, Cyrene; prizeless, for to Cato's mind 'Twas prize enough to conquer. Juba next He bids approach, though Nature on the path Had p
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 9, line 511 (search)
ern peoples stood Seeking from horned Jove to know their fates: Yet to the Roman chief they yielded place, Whose comrades prayed him to entreat the gods Famed through the Libyan world, and judge the voice Renowned from distant ages. First of these Was Labienus:See Book V., 402. 'Chance,' he said, 'to us 'The voice and counsel of this mighty god 'Has offered as we march; from such a guide 'To know the issues of the war, and learn 'To track the Syrtes. For to whom on earth 'If not to blameless Cato, shall the gods Entrust their secret truths? Thou at the least 'Their faithful follower through life hast been. 'Lo! thou hast liberty to speak with Jove. Ask impious Caesar's fates, and learn the laws 'That wait our country in the future days: 'Whether the people shall be free to use 'Their rights and customs, or the civil war 'For us is wasted. To thy sacred breast, 'Lover of virtue, take the voice divine; 'Demand what virtue is and guide thy steps 'By heaven's high counsellor.' But Cato,